Kadsura acsmithii

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Kadsura acsmithii


Woody vines. Leaves papyraceous to coriaceous, (5-)8-20(-29) \im thick; lamina elliptic to ovate, (11—)13.5—18.5 by 5.5-10.5 cm, length:width ratio (1.7-)1.8-2.6 (-2.7); primary vein variably slightly to highly impressed above, (very) prominent below; secondary veins (3-)4-6 pairs, (slightly) arcuate; base acute to obtuse (occasionally cuneate); apex acute to long acuminate; margin entire; petiole 20-35(-41) mm long, (0.1-)1.3-2.5(-2.9) mm diameter. Flowers either borne solitary in axils of leaves or in axils of fugaceous bracts, occasionally caulifiorous; peduncle 5-35(-43) mm long, 0.7- 1.9(-2.2) mm diameter. Fruit peduncle ± elongated, 30-50 mm long; berries 35-110, ripening reddish-purple, 7-8 by 6-7.5 mm, length: width ratio 1.1-1.2, berries sessile, pericarp ± uniform in thickness or slightly thicker distally. Seeds 1 to 2 per berry, discoid or reniform, 5.8-6.5 by 6.8-7 mm, length: width ratio 0.8-1.0.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo (Kalimantan present, Sarawak present)
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak and Kalimantan).